Summer 2023 Career Exploration Opportunities

All of the opportunities listed are Student Led, meaning students must take the leadership role in applications, etc. Students should speak with their teacher, school counselor, and parents before applying for any of these opportunities.

Be sure to check out the Trident Region’s Youth Apprenticeship program, another amazing career exploration opportunity!



Career Focus Type Opportunity Eligibility More Info
Agri/STEM Camp AgriTREK/SciTREK- Deadline March 31st 9th-12th grade LINK
Agri/STEM Camp AgiDiscovery- animal science, Vet medicine, agribusiness, plant pathology-Deadline March 31st 9th-12th grade LINK
Architecture / Interior Design Camp Ball State Interior Design Summer Workshop- Online or On-campus 9th-12th grade LINK
Arts Camp Shared World Creative Writing Program- Wofford College Rising 8th-12th grade LINK
Arts Camp SC Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities Summer Programs 6th-11th grade LINK
Arts Camp Youth Theater Camp – Presented by The Gaillard Center Ages 7-12 LINK
Arts Camp Choreography Creation Camp (Gaillard & Dance Conservatory of Charleston Ages 7-12 LINK
Arts Camp Youth Jazz Orchestra All Stars Camp (Gaillard & Charleston Jazz Academy) Rising 6th-12th grade LINK
Arts Camp Charleston Stage – Summerstage Camps K5-8th grade LINK
Business Camp Business Week- SC Chamber of Commerce Rising 11th-12th, recent graduate LINK
Health Science Program MUSC Pharmacy- Early Assurance Program 12th Grade LINK
Construction Internship David E. Looper & Company Rising 12th Grade LINK
Emergency Services Camp Southern Area Wildland Fire Interagency Training: PAID Deadline April1st 18 years+ LINK
Health Science / Emergency Services Internship Chs County Dept of Public Safety Student Leadership & Internship Program;PAID; Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or Consolidated 9-1-1 Center; Deadline April 10th Rising Senior LINK
Leadership & Horticulture Internship Greenheart Project Charleston Internship. Deadline March 31st Ages 15-19 by June 12th LINK
Leadership Conference 4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference @ Clemson Rising 10th-11th grades LINK
Leadership Camp 4-H Pinckney Leadership Camp Counselor @ Clemson. Must have previously attended Pinckney 4-H Leadership Camp. Deadline March 24th 8th-grade students LINK
STEM Internship MUSC Teen Science Ambassador. Application opens Feb 1st Age 16+, Rising 10th & 11th grade LINK
STEM Internship SCDNR Coastal Conservation Internship- conservation from all aspects, including but not limited to biological research and monitoring, communication, fisheries management, wildlife and land management, and environmental education and outreach. Application Due Feb. 28th 18+ LINK
STEM Camp Ron Howell Foundation’s Summer IT Management Career Camp Ages 16-19 LINK
STEM Camp GoSciTech @ SC Governor’s School for Science & Math- Applications open Mid-Feb Rising 8th – 10th grade LINK
STEM Camp USC’s Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series- Applications open Feb. 1st Rising 6th – 12th grade LINK
STEM Camp Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program- Virtual Current 9th-11th grade LINK
STEM Camp Clemson Summer Science Outreach – Biotechnology & Public Health, and Space Travel Rising 9th-12th LINK
STEM Camp US Dept. of Defense STEM Summer Career Camp hosted by Trident Tech, Register by April 30 Ages 7 to 17 LINK
STEM Camp iTEAMS XTREME Computer Science & Tech Camp hosted by Palmetto Scholars Academy June 20-23 Rising 6th-8th grade LINK
STEM Camp Lowcountry CREATEng Engineering Camp June 27-30 at Palmetto Scholars Academy Rising 7th, 8th & 9th grade LINK
Various Camp Charleston County Summer Camps – Wide Rage of Career Interests All Ages LINK
Various Volunteer SC Aquarium Splash Program, Deadline March 31st Students ages 13-15 LINK

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